Seacombe, Cheshire Genealogy
Guide to Seacombe, Cheshire family history and genealogy: parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.
SEACOMBE, with Poolton, is a township, in the parish of Wallasey union, and Lower division of the hundred, of Wirrall, in the Southern division of the county of Chester, it is ¾ of a mile (W. by N.), by ferry, from Liverpool. A church, dedicated to St. Paul, was consecrated in 1847. There is a place of worship for Wesleyans.
Census records from 1841 to 1911 are available online. For access, see England Census Records and Indexes Online. Census records from 1841 to 1891 are also available on film through a Family History Center or at the Family History Library.
Seacombe St Paul parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials have been indexed by the following groups:
|FS PR's =FamilySearch Parish Registers|
|FS BT's = FamilySearch Bishops Transcripts|
|Seacombe St Paul Parish (1847) Online Records|
|FS PR's|| 1870-1900
|FS BT'S|| 1885-1885
To find the names of the neighbouring parishes, use England Jurisdictions 1851. In this site, search for the name of the parish, click on the location "pin", click Options and click List contiguous parishes. Here is a list of parish registers on microfilm at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City. Chapelry of Seacombe Bishop's Transcripts: Cheshire Record Office: EDB 183
|Bishop's transcripts for Chapelry of Seacombe, 1851-1885||Film|
|Baptisms 1851, 1885||1647670 Item 6|
- Welsh Presbyterian
- Welsh Calvinists
- Roman Catholics
Here is a list of records on microfilm at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City.
Church records for the Brighton Street Wesleyan Methodist Chapel: Cheshire Record Office call no.: EMS 120/13/1-6
|Church records for the Brighton Street Wesleyan Methodist Chapel, Seacombe, 1902-1954||Film|
|Marriages, 1902-1954||2299525 Items 22 - 27|
Church records for the Poulton Road Primitive Methodist Chapel: Cheshire Record Office call no.: EMS 127/6/1-3120/13/1-6
| Church records for the Poulton Road Primitive Methodist Chapel, Seacombe, 1916-1941
| Marriages, 1916-1941
|| Granite Mountain Record Vault British Film 2299526 Items 1 - 3|
Church records for the St. Paul's Road United Methodist Free Chapel: Cheshire Record Office call no.: EMS 123/1.
| Church records for the St. Paul's Road United Methodist Free Chapel, Seacombe, 1909-1934
| Baptisms, 1909-1934
|| Granite Mountain Record Vault British Film 2299526 Item 4|
Church records of St. Joseph's Catholic Church: Cheshire Record Office call no.: ERC 26/5472/1-10, 12.
| Church records of St. Joseph's Catholic Church, Seacombe, 1864-1992
| Baptisms, 1864-1909. Index to baptisms, 1864-1924.
|| Granite Mountain Record Vault British Film 2197776 Items 3 - 4|
| Baptisms, 1909-1949. Marriages, 1868-1933. Burials, 1868-1883.
|| Granite Mountain Record Vault British Film 2197777 |
| Burials, 1883-1992.
|| 2197778 Items 1 - 3|
Birth, marriages and deaths were kept by the government, from 1 July 1837 to the present day. The civil registration article tells more about these records. Here are two excellent Internet sites with birth, marriage and death indexes available:
- Wirral (1837-1861)
- Birkenhead (1861-1912)
Records of wills, administrations, inventories, indexes, etc. were filed by the court with jurisdiction over this parish. Go to Cheshire Probate Records to find the name of the court having primary jurisdiction. Scroll down in the article to the section Court Jurisdictions by Parish.
Maps and Gazetteers
Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.
- Samuel A. Lewis, A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848). Date Accessed: 7 April 2013